Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in New Jersey:
New Jersey's death toll is now 7,871, and 3,144 new cases were announced on Sunday. Here are the areas with new cases, as well as the latest developments on the impact of the coronavirus in New Jersey on Sunday.>>>Read more here.
UPDATE: NJ will make a decision on schools and Gov. Murphy offered a new timeframe for his choice. Here's the latest on the coronavirus.
WATCH: Gov. Murphy revealed a NJ reopening plan during his news conference. Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis.
The nonprofit group Leapfrog released its bi-annual round of hospital safety grades. Here's how hospitals around New Jersey fared.
Gov. Phil Murphy addressed what the Jersey Shore could look like amid the coronavirus outbreak.
"Reopening schools presents serious challenges that are far more complex," the group representing education organizations said.
Many residents remain frustrated as NJ Gov. Phil Murphy finally addressed the many concerns about unemployment pay.
Here is what NJ businesses can now open – and how they can operate – under Gov. Phil Murphy's coronavirus stay-at-home order.
Point Pleasant Beach's mayor suggested a possible beach reopening plan by Memorial Day – if New Jersey as a whole takes steps to reopen.
Was Belleville Mayor Michael Melham among the first COVID-19 cases in the United States? There's a good chance of it, he says.